“These items cannot be replaced,” an employee for the aging survivor said.
Intimidation by the same group led a Jewish community in northern Sweden to dissolve itself last year.
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany negotiated the deal with the German government.
Cohen stayed silent about the horrors she lived through for four decades before finding the strength to describe it to younger generations.
The exhibit was set up with the support of Minnesota Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf, whose parents survived the Holocaust.
It was a mysterious, mislabeled canister that sat for 50 years, undisturbed, in the University of Akron’s archives.
His shoulders carry life and death and life. His shoulders carry a pure definition of survival that my feeble mind, body, and heart will never be able to understand. His shoulders carry me.
Images from the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation from around the globe.
A bill in which companies connected to the deportations of people to Nazi death camps must pay restitution before they can obtain a contract to work on a new rail line was introduced in the Maryland state Senate.
Julius Berman, 78, chairman of the organization that distributes millions of dollars in German reparation funds to Holocaust survivors, has long been seen as one of American Jewry’s most capable lay leaders. But that reputation was called into question this year.